electrolysis

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The use of a pulse of electrical current to damage and destroy hair follicles in areas of unwanted hair. Unlike shaving, the root of the hairs are damaged in this slightly uncomfortable procedure.
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what is electrolysis?

Two meanings

Electrolysis
Electrolysis is a method of permanet hair removal by using a small amount of electricity to destroy the hair growth tissue. In chemistry it is a process of using electricity to separate water into oxygen and hydrogen.
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Do electrolysis burns cause scarrin?

Sometimes

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One of the potential complications of hair removal procedures such as electrolysis, lasers and Intense Pulse light is scarring. Less severe problems such as pigment changes ( light or dark) , blistering or scabbing can also be seen.
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Dr. Aradhna Saxena answered:

When will I look normal after electrolysis?

Very soon

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Electrolysis usually does not cause much more than minor redness that should be relieved in less than 1 day if not in a few days. If there is persistent redness or pimples, you should consult the person who did the treatment to make sure there is no infection or adverse reaction.
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Do you get ingrown hairs after electrolysis?

Sometimes

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Hair roots that are not properly inactivated by the electrolysis process will grow back, and sometimes they will grow inward. That's why laser hair removal often works better than electrolysis.
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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer answered:

Is it safe to do electrolysis while pregnant?

Yes

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the reaction appears local and should have no effect upon a pregnancy.
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How to make electrolysis hair removal permanent?

Accuracy helps

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Electrolysis requires very accurate targeting to insure hair follicle growth is stopped. Provider must carefully target the follicles from different sides, and often require additional touch ups to finish the process. Most used for isolated hairs (for example in chin area), laser more common for larger hair areas. It may leave small surface irregularities if repetition is needed to remove the prob
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How can electrolysis remove hair from the penis?

ELECTROLYSIS

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Will electrolysis remove my unibrow permanently?

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Electrolysis
Yes it can, but may require more than one treatment.
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Dr. Yash K. Khanna answered:

Should you avoid sun exposure after electrolysis?

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You should avoid sun exposure for 24 hours after elecrolysis
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Dr. Jay C. Bradley answered:

Can electrolysis be used on the tearcanal saftley?

Punctal cautery

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It sounds like you are describing punctal cautery which is a treatment for dry eye. It can be performed safely and is very effective in appropriate patients.
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